Cathédrale Notre-Dame
   Rue de Bienvenu at Rue L L de Forestier
   Bayeux, Calvados, France
   LL: N 49.27546, W 0.70352
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   Hour bell (1727) plus 10 small bells
   (octave plus flat 7th & sharp 4th) by
   Dubosq (1797) in crossing tower; also
   6 swingers (3 Cornille-Havard 1858,
   1 Dubosq 1819, 2 Cornille-Havard 2014)
   divided between between north & south
   towers on façade.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     A A   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1797
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

The French Wikipedia article about the building has a section about the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all French chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all French chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all French chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Calvados.

   This page was built from the database on 11-May-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/05/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/05/07

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